Japanese robot anime and cultural phenomenon Gundam is once again at the top of the weekly software sales charts, with the latest game being the new PlayStation 2 version of what is known in the West as Dynasty Warriors: Gundam
Originally released last year only on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, the game - which sold 150,000 units during the week - is a co-production with Koei, successfully mixing two of Japan’s favourite franchises. It is also the second Musou
game in the charts, with the PSP version of Warriors Orochi
still at number seven.
The second highest new entry of the week is role-playing game Soma Bringer
, the first title to be released by developer Monolith Soft since being acquired by Nintendo. The new franchise enjoyable a moderate debut with 51,000 units sold at number four.
New at number five, with 44,000 units sold, is the second The Idolm@ster
game for the Xbox 360, a pop idol themed game whose Xbox Live features have proven particularly popular in Japan.
The rest of the chart is largely unchanged from the previous week, with Super Smash Bros. Brawl
and Wii Fit
both still selling in excess of 60,000 units weeks after their initial release.
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|1||NE||Gundam Musou Special||Namco Bandai||PS2||150,000|
|2||1||Dairantou Smash Brothers X||Nintendo||Wii||67,000|
|5||NE||The Idolm@ster: Live for You!||Namco Bandai||360||44,000|
|6||2||Sekaiju no Meikyuu II: Shoou no Seihai||Atlus||DS||25,000|
|8||5||Bokujou Monogatari: Kira Kira Taiyou to Nakama Tachi||Marvelous||DS||22,000|
|10||6||Winning Eleven Play Maker 2008||Konami||Wii||17,000|
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